Interview with Matthew Travis of Aphelion Aerospace on Why He Join and Sign a Climate Pact

Welcome to another episode of the Conscious Design Podcast and today Ian is talking to Matthew Travis. Matthew begins with the origin story of his company. Matthew and Ian then discuss why did Matthew join and sign a climate pact and what does it entail. Matthew then expands a bit more about the safety side of the entire operation and how that became one of their founding principles. Matthew talks a bit about the practical measures which the company takes in order to reach their carbon footprint goal. Ian then asks about who Matthew is currently collaborating with and Matthew happily answers. Matthew is more than glad to then share some vision he has for the company going forward. Ian and Matthew then continue and bring up the crowdfunding event that Matthew is doing. In the guest outro, Matthew invites people to check out his work and support him on the crowdfunding event, if they like what they see. 


  • Guest Intro (0:07) 
  • Climate Pact (4:32) 
  • Safety (8:20) 
  • Practical Measures (10:02) 
  • Cooperation (16:52) 
  • Future Goals (21:50) 
  • Crowdfunding (26:42) 
  • Guest Outro (29:28) 

About Matthew Travis: 

Matthew has over two decades of experience in the aerospace industry as an engineer and entrepreneur. His experience ranges from business management, software engineering, to launch vehicle design, safety and operations. He is currently working with a highly driven team to achieve the goal of bringing to market a new dedicated nanosatellite satellite launch service and systems.


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